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WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected
WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected

The U.N. health organization said Tuesday that it had temporarily withdrawn personnel from an Ebola testing laboratory in eastern Sierra Leone – one of only two in the country -- after an epidemiologist deployed to the area became infected with the deadly virus. The announcement came amid growing concern about the high toll of the disease on health workers in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. More than 240 doctors, nurses and other health workers have been infected and at least 120 have died since the West African outbreak began in March, according to the World Health Organization. The disease has overwhelmed already stretched medical facilities, where staff did not have...

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